root sth out/up Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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root sth out/up

phrasal verb with root uk   us   /ruːt/ verb
to ​remove a ​wholeplant, ​including the ​roots, from the ​ground: I ​suggest you ​root out those ​weeds before they take ​hold.
(Definition of root sth out/up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “root sth out/up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 连根挖掉,连根拔出…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連根挖掉,連根拔出…
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